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Inclusive Sustainability

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Can sustainable technology and access to it be inclusive? What does inclusive sustainability mean? Are we dividing ourselves further between those who can afford to be greener and fight climate change from those who can’t afford the newer upgrades to combat emissions?

Schneider Sustainability Impact Report: 6 Long Term Commitments

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Act for a climate positive world

  • by continuously investing in and developing innovative solutions that deliver immediate and lasting decarbonization in line with our carbon pledge

Be efficient with resources

  • by behaving responsibly and making the most of digital technology to preserve our planet

Live up to our principles of trust

  • by upholding ourselves and all around us to high social, governance and ethical standards

Create equal opportunities

The Race to Net-Zero Emissions Is One We Can't Run Alone

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BY KRISTINA KLOBERDANZ

I’m a marathon runner, not a sprinter, and there are a few principles I’ve embraced over the years. To run a marathon, you have to be willing to bet big and commit. You have to train with a group of people who are equally committed to the challenge. And finally, some people think you need to run 26 miles in training to know you can do it. I believe you need to run a marathon during the race, not in practice.

310 Businesses And Investors Support U.S. Federal Climate Target In Open Letter To President Biden

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Business signatories of the letter collectively represent over $3 trillion in annual revenue and employ nearly 6 million U.S. workers across all 50 states. They range in size from small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to large multinational corporations, and represent a number of industries. 

How Schneider Electric Supports Each Ambition of the Biden-Harris Climate Plan

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Recent actions by the Biden administration – including the passage of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) COVID relief bill – have reinforced the new president’s promises of action on climate change, energy infrastructure, resilience, and accessibility.

Schneider Electric stands ready to support the administration to achieve its goals through the application of our products, software, and services.

Learn more about our program – and what we’ve shared with legislators – in our new guide.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation's NextGen Committee Issues Call for Grant Proposals

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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $100,000 grant to fund work in the 2022 calendar year for new or existing programs that will help to reduce global warming, whether through direct carbon avoidance, climate communication, climate education, industry engagement, or otherwise.

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The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $100,000 grant to fund work in the 2022 calendar year for new or existing programs that will help to reduce global warming, whether through direct carbon avoidance, climate communication, climate education, industry engagement, or otherwise.

ON Semiconductor Affirms Commitment to Climate Change Action and Transparency

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PHOENIX, March 17, 2021 /3BLMedia/ – ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ON) announced today that it has posted its 2020 Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) results specific to the semiconductor industry on its social responsibility webpage.

Cummins Leader Calls for Continued Innovation in All Technologies to Reach Environmental Goals

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Innovation in both internal combustion and alternative technologies is the best way to achieve important environmental benefits today and a carbon-neutral future, a Cummins leader told a U.S. Senate committee Tuesday.

Vice Chairman Tony Satterthwaite testified that advanced internal combustion engines can achieve immediate reductions in air pollutants and carbon emissions while the infrastructure and manufacturing scale develops for low-carbon technologies like battery and fuel cell electric powertrains.

How 3M Is Helping Mitigate the Widespread Impacts of Climate Change

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Earlier this year, 3M shared the megatrends that are shaping the next 5-10 years of life on this planet. To understand the source of these trends, and their impact around the globe, we are taking a deeper dive into the key themes and the ways our people, technology and solutions are working to improve lives.  

IOC to Be Climate Positive in 2024

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IN RESPONSE TO THE GROWING CLIMATE CRISIS, THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) IS ALIGNING WITH THE PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE BY SETTING A TARGET TO REDUCE ITS DIRECT AND INDIRECT GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS BY 45 PER CENT, BY 2030. THE DECISION WAS TAKEN AT THE IOC EXECUTIVE BOARD (EB) MEETING HELD REMOTELY YESTERDAY.

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IN RESPONSE TO THE GROWING CLIMATE CRISIS, THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) IS ALIGNING WITH THE PARIS AGREEMENT ON CLIMATE CHANGE BY SETTING A TARGET TO REDUCE ITS DIRECT AND INDIRECT GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS BY 45 PER CENT, BY 2030. THE DECISION WAS TAKEN AT THE IOC EXECUTIVE BOARD (EB) MEETING HELD REMOTELY YESTERDAY.

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